The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Milton Keynes to Birmingham will cost around £ 26 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 14.
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1 h 8 m
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Of the 21 trains that leave Milton Keynes for Birmingham every day 14 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 92 km distance in an average of 1 h 8 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 53 m .
The slowest trains will take 1 h 28 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||56 miles (91 km)|
|Average train duration||52 min|
|Average train ticket price||£19 (€22)|
|Train frequency||25 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||West Midlands Railway or Avanti West Coast|
Trains from Milton Keynes to Birmingham cover the 56 miles (91 km) long route taking on average 52 min with our travel partners like West Midlands Railway or Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £19, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £13. Travellers depart most frequently from Milton Keynes Central and arrive in Birmingham New Street.
The railway line between Milton Keynes and Birmingham is a busy route, serviced by over 70 trains every day. The average journey lasts just over an hour and there are plenty of non-stop options for passengers who wish to avoid the bother of changing trains.
Rail services between Milton Keynes and Birmingham are operated by Virgin Trains and West Midlands Railways. The latter offers more departures and the convenience of a direct service, while Virgin has the edge in terms of speed.
The train ride from Milton Keynes to Birmingham can take as little as 50 minutes. Although passengers have to change once on some Virgin trains, they are actually 20 minutes or so faster than West Midland's direct service.
Travellers between Milton Keynes and Birmingham are well served, with around five trains every hour from 8:00 a.m. until around 11:30 p.m. Departures begin just after 5:30 a.m. and don't stop until nearly 2:00 a.m., meaning both early and late passengers are catered for.
Departure train station: Milton Keynes Central is on Eldergate, two miles west of the Milton Keynes shopping centre and theatre district. Passengers can relax in comfortable waiting rooms around the clock or spend time in the cafeteria and general convenience store, while those in a hurry can take advantage of kiosks and vending machines selling drinks and snacks. The station has covered storage for 900 bikes and free disabled parking.
Arrival train station: Convenient for shoppers, Birmingham New Street lies just one and a half miles north of the Bullring and Grand Central Malls. Passengers travelling first class on business will appreciate its suite of office facilities such as faxes, photocopiers and telephone points. There is a wide range of refreshment options, from freshly made burritos and pastries to gourmet coffee and Marks and Spencer ready meals. The short stay car park has a handy drop-off area and there is easy access to buses into the city.
When taking a train from Milton Keynes, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Milton Keynes Central and Milton Keynes, Wolverton. When you arrive in Birmingham, your train can arrive in train stations including Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street.
Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Milton Keynes Central to Birmingham New Street.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Milton Keynes Central, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Birmingham New Street, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.
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